Sandia National Laboratories successfully completed a three-test series with its cannon-like Davis gun.
In a landmark step in the fight against citrus greening disease, the US Environmental Protection Agency has approved Southern Gardens Citrus' application for an Experimental Use Permit under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
The new collaborative EU Horizon 2020 funded project 'ESMERALDA -- Enhancing ecosystem services mapping for policy and decision making' looks into the needs of policy and decision-makers to provide flexible methodologies and tools for sustainable management of ecosystems and the services they provide. The project held its official kick-off meeting from May 5-7, 2015, at the Kiel University, Germany.
Louisiana Tech University will play an important role in the future of commercial unmanned aircraft research and development as part of a national team of leading universities that comprise the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has joined a clinical trial of immunotherapy for children with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the trial is one of several nationally that are evaluating an approach that triggers a patient's immune system to attack cancer. Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is the only New England site offering this experimental approach for children and adolescents with relapsed/refractory ALL.
A new agreement between the United States and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) signed today will pave the way for renewed collaboration in particle physics, promising to yield new insights into fundamental particles and the nature of matter and our universe.
Today at the opening of the National League of Cities event, 'Big Ideas for Cities,' the World Council on City Data (WCCD) President and University of Toronto Global Cities Institute Director, Dr. Patricia McCarney launched the WCCD Open Data Portal, the world's first open, online platform for globally standardized, verified and comparable city data.
In collaboration with its EU project partners, VTT has developed an electronic security tag, which can used to protect valuable shipments and enhance product safety in the future.
BioMed Central is pleased to partner with the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy in publishing the open-access journal Renal Replacement Therapy. The journal will publish its first articles in late 2015.
A partnership between the European Bioinformatics Institute, the Universities of Birmingham, Manchester and Oxford, The Sainsbury Laboratory and TGAC with BGI and its open-access journal, GigaScience, has received funding from the UK's Biotechnology and Biological Research Council to support the sharing of data and analyses in metabolomics. The award of £30,000 from the BBSRC will enable the consortium to host training workshops to support scientists in the UK and China.